exempt

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɪɡˈzɛmpt/ or /ɛɡˈzɛm(p)t/
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  • Hyphenation: ex‧empt

Adjective[change]

Positive
exempt

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If you are exempt from something, you do not need to fulfill the duty or obligation.
    In their country, all women are exempt from military service.
    His income is so small that it is exempt from tax.

Noun[change]

Singular
exempt

Plural
exempts

  1. An exempt is a person who has been released from something.

Verb[change]

Plain form
exempt

Third-person singular
exempts

Past tense
exempted

Past participle
exempted

Present participle
exempting

  1. (transitive) If you exempt something from something, you grant them freedom or immunity from it.
    Citizens over 45 years of age were exempted from military service.

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